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NOVA, off Iran, 1985

NOVA, off Iran, 1985

On 6th December 1985 VLCC NOVA, carrying 188,000 tonnes of Iranian Light crude oil, collided with ULCC MAGNUM, in ballast, approximately in the Gulf of Iran. The collision damaged five cargo tanks on NOVA, resulting in a spill of approximately 70,000 tonnes.

Categories: Iran, Oil, Oil Tanker, Asia

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